Among the many curriculum debates that have occupied dental schools in recent years, one question has begun to take on a particularly frenetic public discourse: Should dental schools adopt the pass/fail curriculum?
With dental schools’ semesters coming to a close and most states beginning to slowly reopen, it is beginning to feel like summer across the United States. However, without vacations and with COVID-19 concerns, this summer looks a lot different. For many, it will mean more pool days and summer nights …
The journey to receiving that acceptance letter is not easy. A student — let’s call her Jamie — must complete all necessary prerequisite courses with good grades, then accumulate a competitive overall and science GPA. Additionally, Jamie must show her dedication to service and her interest in the health care field through extracurricular activities.
When we think about the items we use for performing our daily oral hygiene routine, a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash and rinse cups come to mind — but what about a tongue scraper? Using this often-overlooked device can help maintain fresher breath and improve health.
It’s May 1. You’ve spent the past three months practicing limiting reactant problems and mastering the art of angle ranking to hopefully acquire all of your application materials just in time for the date engrained in every predent’s mind: June 16, the date the AADSAS application opens.
During Pride Month, we recognize the strides that the LGBTQIA+ community has made, the adversities we have overcome and the struggles that still remain in our fight for equality.
How many transgender dentists do you know? Is your answer greater than zero? My answer is exactly one and that person is myself. As a thought exercise, imagine you identify your dream career — and then consider what it would be like to pursue that same career without ever meeting …